McDonald's National Hiring Day

Paulette Wage, HR manager, McDonalds Hawaii
Paulette Wage, HR manager, McDonalds Hawaii

HONOLULU – (HawaiiNewsNow) If you're looking for a job today, you might want to head down to McDonald's. The world's largest fast food chain is looking to hire 50,000 new employees, 1,000 of those right here in Hawaii. Ramsay Wharton is behind the counter this morning at the McDonald's on Waiakamilo Road to tell us more about the golden arch's National Hiring Day. Click thru our Video Gallery pages to watch the fun Webxtra: Ramsay Learns How to Make a Sausage McMuffin and she takes the Ice Cream Cone Challenge.

Online applications:

These jobs include a combination of part-time, full-time and managerial positions. Those interested in joining the McDonald's team, gaining valuable work experience and career opportunities, may apply at any Hawaii McDonald's restaurant or online at Hiring is a year-round effort, so those interested in pursuing a career at McDonald's after April 19 can continue to use these resources to apply.

"Our business is strong and our customers are responding positively to the variety of choices on our menu and the value and convenience we provide," said Veronica Kaneko, president and managing director of McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii. "As our business continues to grow, we want to provide our customers with an even better experience in all of our local restaurants. And every employee plays a vital role in helping us meet that goal."

For interested applicants who want to learn more about the McDonald's work experience, McDonald's current employees have volunteered to proudly share their "Why I Love My McJob" stories online at

About McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii

McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii has 85 restaurants and more than 5,200 employees in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. In Hawaii alone, the company has 75 restaurants and more than 4,600 employees. McDonald's total economic impact on the state, directly and indirectly, is about $285 million in spending and nearly 12,000 jobs in the community. McDonald's prides itself on offering career opportunities to employees, with most managers staying with the company for more than 18 years.

About McDonald's

McDonald's USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to more than 26 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local business men and women. Customers can now log online for free at any of the 11,500 participating Wi-Fi-enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter (@McDonalds) and Facebook ( for updates on our business, promotions and products. McDonald's Corporation, its subsidiaries and its independent franchisees are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.